Private Military and Security Companies
Ethics, Policies and Civil-military Relations
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Private Military and Security Companies by Ms Marina Caparini
Book DescriptionOver the past twenty years, Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have become significant elements of national security arrangements, assuming many of the functions that have traditionally been undertaken by state armies. Given the centrality of control over the use of coercive force to the functioning and identity of the modern state, and to international order, these developments clearly are of great practical and conceptual interest. This edited volume provides an interdisciplinary overview of PMSCs: what they are, why they have emerged in their current form, how they operate, their current and likely future military, political, social and economic impact, and the moral and legal constraints that do and should apply to their operation. The book focuses firstly upon normative issues raised by the development of PMSCs, and then upon state regulation and policy towards PMSCs, examining finally the impact of PMSCs on civil-military relations. It takes an innovative approach, bringing theory and empirical research into mutually illuminating contact. Includes contributions from experts in IR, political theory, international and corporate law, and economics, and also breaks important new ground by including philosophical discussions of PMSCs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415432757
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ms Marina Caparini
Andrew Alexandra is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne Deane-Peter Baker is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, and is also Director of the University of KwaZulu-Natal Strategic Studies Group. Marina Caparini is Senior Fellow in DCAF's Research Division, where she works on issues of accountability and oversight of the security sector.
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